Apollo Group is Among the Companies in the Education Services Industry With the Lowest EV/EBITDA Ratio (APOL, DV, LRN, APEI, CPLA)
Below are the three companies in the Education Services industry with the lowest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.
Apollo Group ranks lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 1.07. Following is DeVry with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 3.71. K12 ranks third lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 4.10.
American Public Education follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 4.75, and Capella Education rounds out the bottom five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 5.05.
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